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Leaders in Forensic Investigation

Hawkins has been committed to providing high quality forensic investigation services to our clients since 1980.

About Us

For 40 years, Hawkins has been a well-established and respected firm specialising in forensic investigation and root cause analysis for the insurance, legal and risk management professions.

We are a growing company, currently with eight offices in key locations around the United Kingdom and offices in Dubai, Hong Kong and Singapore, with an ever increasing number of experts covering many disciplines. Our forensic scientists and engineers investigate a wide range of losses including fires, explosions, accidents and engineering problems. Visit our Services page for more information on the disciplines we cover.

We provide a wide range of forensic investigation services and can take an investigation from scene to court if required:

  • Full investigation and report
  • Litigation support
  • Giving evidence in court
  • Forensic preview
  • Forensic Claims validation service
  • General advice

We always aim to tailor the investigation to your needs, so if you want a brief, preliminary investigation we can do that. In addition, you are always welcome to call one of our experts for an informal, confidential chat with no commitment. We will be happy to tell you what we can do to help.

If you think you might have the need for an investigator please contact us by telephone or email and we will do our best to help you.

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Latest News

Hawkins Sponsors Gareth Dobinson in the Jurassic Coast Ultra Challenge

20th May 2022

Our London Office Manager Gareth Dobinson recently completed the 100 km Continuous Jurassic Coast Ultra Challenge to raise money for Child Bereavement UK. Through sponsorship, Gareth and his four friends raised a total of £1,817 for their chosen charity. ...

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Richard Heath Presents a Lithium-Ion Battery Webinar for the Association of Insurance Surveyors

17th May 2022

Electrical Engineer Richard Heath recently presented a webinar to the Association of Insurance Surveyors. His presentation on lithium-ion battery fires was part of series of talks, which also included a presentation from Hawkins’ Managing Director Andrew ...

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Collision Investigators Take to the Roads in Pembrey

11th May 2022

Two Hawkins’ mechanical engineers, Charles Murdoch and James Wade, not only investigate road traffic collisions, but also take to the roads themselves during motorcycle club races. Both enjoyed a good start to the 2022 Classic Racing Motorcycle Club ...

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Hawkins Welcomes Mechanical Engineer Simon Batt

10th May 2022

Hawkins is delighted to welcome mechanical engineer Simon Batt to our Birmingham team. Simon joins Hawkins with 15 years’ experience in the mechanical engineering and power generation fields. Simon is a Chartered Engineer and a Fellow of the Institution ...

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Hawkins Joins Virtual Shine Balloon Race

9th May 2022

Shine, a charity funded almost entirely by the generosity of the public, works to support people of all ages living with spina bifida and hydrocephalus. Shine also works with doctors, antenatal clinics, midwives, and other health professionals before ...

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If you are seeking a career in forensic consultancy, email us at [email protected] and attach your CV together with a summary of your area of experise, experience, and what you can bring to the team.

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